The Gary Sinise Foundation was officially formed in 2010 by Gary Sinise, and is dedicated to serving the United States by honoring its defenders, veterans, first responders, their families, and those in need.
Serving Honor and Need is the cornerstone of the foundation, which is built upon its founder’s life-long principals and long standing commitment to be a citizen of action, and to help in any way that one can, the people who serve our country.
The Foundation serves the nation by honoring its defenders, veterans, first responders, their families and those in need by creating and supporting unique programs designed to entertain, educate, inspire, strengthen and build communities. These include its R.I.S.E. Outreach (Restoring Independence and Supporting Empowerment) for wounded heroes and their families overcoming the challenges they face from injuries sustained in service of our nation. Both through the Foundation’s efforts and through their Building for America’s Bravest partner program with Tunnel to Towers Foundation, the Gary Sinise Foundation is constructing one-of-a-kind Smart Homes all across the country, each for a wounded hero, their caregivers and family. Other programs include Relief & Resiliency Outreach, Invincible Spirit Festivals, Serving Heroes and Arts & Entertainment Outreach. The Foundation has also partnered with GE on their Get Skills to Work program to help veterans translate military skills into advanced manufacturing jobs while empowering employers with tools to recruit, onboard and mentor veterans.
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Gary Sinise Foundation has received support from the following celebrities: